Danny Knobler of CBS Sports says while no new Mets contract is close to happening with David Wright, there’s still said to be some optimism that a deal with their best player will eventually happen.
No trade talks involving Wright are on the horizon, and the Mets will instead continue to talk to Wright and his representatives exclusively. There’s always been a feeling something will get done with Wright, and while talks are taking much longer than expected or predicted, that hasn’t changed.
The same can’t be said for star pitcher R.A. Dickey. While the Mets also aren’t ruling out a new contract for Dickey, they have begun to explore the trade market. There’s some logic to dealing Dickey in that he’s 37, the Mets aren’t likely contenders in 2013 and his value is never going to be higher as a likely Cy Young winner.
Knobler isn’t the only one reporting similar events taking place at the GM Meetings in California, there have been several different reports that the Mets have been active...